• Central North Vietnam

    Duration: 8 Days
    Start: Hanoi | Finish: Danang
  • You are looking for a vacation to recharge, you expect to visit the most iconic tourist site in Vietnam but your annual leave cannot be long. This selective 8-day trip is created for you to see Vietnam Heritage Sites Road on a highlight including a 1000 year old capital – Hanoi; the breath-taking Halong Bay formed by the thousands of limestone karsts, known in Vietnamese as “The Bay of Descending Dragons”; the stunning “Ha Long Bay on land” – Ninh Binh and the hidden charms of picturesque Hoi An.

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    • You’ll benefit from the knowledge and experience of our expert local guides. Who better than to travel with than a local?
    • Discover the exotic Hanoi - thousands of years of culture
    • Wander the trails and explore the caves of Trang An
    • Take a cruise on Halong Bay to explore the breathtaking beauty of this World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO
    • Visit ancient houses and experience local life style in Hoian

    Itinerary in brief:

    Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-/-/-)
    Day 2: Hanoi City Tour Half Day – Bat Trang Ceramic Village (B/L/-)
    Day 3: Hanoi – Trang An Grottoes – Mua Cave View Point (B/L/-)
    Day 4: Hanoi – Drive to Ha Long – 5 hours Day Cruise (B/L/-)
    Day 5: Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoi An Ancient Town (B/L/-)
    Day 6: Hoi An Eco Tour (B/L/-)
    Day 7: Hoi An Free Time (B/-/-)
    Day 8: Hoi An – Drive to Danang - Departure (B/-/-)

    • Ability to change the direction of the program
    • Possibility of an extension in Laos or Cambodia 



    3 Star Category

    4 Star Category

    5 Star Category


    Quoc Hoa Hotel (Deluxe)

    Essence Hanoi Boutique Hotel & Spa (Deluxe Window)

    De L’Opera Hanoi Hotel (Deluxe)

    Hoi An

    Hoi An Emotion Villa (Deluxe Garden View)

    Belle Maison Hadana Hoi An (Deluxe with Balcony)

    Koi Hoi An Resort & Spa (Bungalow Garden)


    + Prices & services are subject to change based on availability upon reservation
    + Accommodation can be amended or exchanged amongst options to fit your needs
    + We specialize in “tailor-made” tours for groups of two or more. We carefully inspect each step of your journey from the accommodation to the perfect guide to suit your needs
    + The itinerary is open to modification to fit your personal travel needs
    + Modifications to the itinerary may increase the price of the package
    + For the price of this trip, just ask for a quote by clicking on "TOUR PRICE"

    + If you are looking for a trip modified to your requirements, please send us your needs by filling out the form in Customize your trip” 
    + We will contact and send you a quote, excluding holiday period, within 48 hours of receiving your request

  • Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-/-/-)

    Hanoi - Airport: 30km, ~40min drive
    Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, meet up with our tour guide & driver who then escort you to the city center. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

    Meals Included: None
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

    Day 2: Hanoi City Tour – Bat Trang Ceramic Village (B/L/-)

    Following breakfast at the hotel, we then take a 45 minute cyclo tour to discover the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake surroundings where you can see streets with century-aged trees and French Colonial buildings. We follow this with the Temple of Literature which is known as the first university of Vietnam.

    Then we will move to visit the impressive Ethnologic Museum (or Hoa Lo Prison if you visit on Monday), dedicated to Vietnam's fifty-four ethnic groups, several of which we will see on our forthcoming trek.

    We then have lunch at local restaurant.

    After lunch, we will drive to the outskirt of Hanoi to visit Bat Trang Ceramic Village where offer a chance for you can take a walk for sightseeing and shopping. Besides many ceramic stores along the road in the village, you should visit Bat Trang Porcelain and Pottery Market where you can also directly make pottery products by yourself to bring back home to make a gift for family or friends.

    We then drive back your hotel for take a rest. Tonight, you will be free to explore the city or enjoy local food stalls around your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

    Day 3: Hanoi – Drive to Ninh Binh – Trang An Grottoes – Mua Cave View Point (B/L/-)

    Our guide and driver will pick you up from hotel and start driving to Ninh Binh, on the way, stop for a short break to stretch your legs. You arrive in Trang An Wharf – the most exciting boating trip with sampan boats through caves and visit stunning river surrounded by Limestone Karsts with rich fauna and flora.

    Then, you will have a chance to challenge yourself by climbing Mua cave (Dancing Cave) with stunning rice fields with buffalos, goats…along the road till approaching Mua cave. You walk up to the top of the mountain, visiting lovely stalactites and stalagmites inside, then take a spectacular view from the top to the valley     

    Then we drive to hotel for checking in.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

    Day 4: Hanoi - Drive to Ha Long – 5 hours Day cruise/Join in group tour (B/L/-)

    Hanoi - Halong: 200km, ~4h drive

    After breakfast, at around 08.30, tour guide and bus pick you up from hotel and depart for Halong Bay

    On the way, we will stop over to stretch the legs on the way or refreshment, about 20 minutes. Around noon time, you will arrive in Ha long bay harbor, check in reception.

    You then board a cruise with warmly welcoming from Crew and get welcome drink and be noticed for safety briefing on board, while the boat heading the bay

    During cruising, lunch with be served in Vietnamese cuisine & seafood

    Arrive Surprising cave, leave boat to visit the hugest cave in Halong bay. You then stop at Hangluon, a water cave for kayaking, rowing bamboo boat or on board relaxing

    After visiting, we get back the boat then comeback pier, get the afternoon refreshment with fruits, snacks…

    Disembark to get on the bus, moving to express way to get back Hanoi

    Say goodbye to you at your hotel at around 20.00.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 5: Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoi An Ancient Town (B/L/-)

    Hanoi – Danang: 830 km, 1h20 flight

    Breakfast at the hotel, then driver will pick up and transfer you to Noi Bai International Airport for the flight to Danang.

    Upon arrival at Danang International Airport, our driver & tour guide will meet and transfer you to Hoi An Ancient Town for half day city tour including Fujian Assembly Hall, dedicated to the goddess Thien Hau, protector of the fishermen and sailors (very important for a sea port town). We then head to Phuc Thanh Pagoda which was founded by a Chinese monk in 1454 and the stunning Japanese Bridge built in 1593 in order to link two the Japanese district to the Chinese district. No visit to Hoi An is complete without a visit to Tan Ky house which is a beautiful example of Hoi An’s traditional Chinese homes. Here, the owner shares the history of the home.

    We visit colorful riverside markets and workshops home of the infamous Hoi An lantern. You will be given the chance to create your own lantern too!

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

    Day 6: Farming & Fishing Tour (B/L/-)

    You will be picked up at your hotel by bike at 08.00am, then  escape the bustling city just about 20 minutes by cycling from Hoi An old quarter, you will enjoy a vegetable farming area with nice weather and lovely people, a green area called Tra Que vegetable village.

    Upon arrival ,you’ll take a stroll around the vegetable farm and then join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the river near by - as organic fertilizers. You’ll learn how to  raking the ground, sowing seed, watering, and planting vegetables, as well as many other gardening activities will make you have lots of fun and interesting moments when being in this village. This is a great way to see how locals here live and how they love their job.

    After working in the vegetable farm we continue biking to Fishing village  (it takes 20 minutes of biking)

    When we arrive at Fishing Village, you will meet a local fishing family, Learn about daily life of vietnamese fishermen, their custom and community

    Leaving the village behind, you will board our boat and cruise to the mouth of the river where it meets the Cua Dai Sea. Then meeting  and engage with local fishermen and enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. The local fisherman will show you the method of catching fish that is to throw a round net into the river from a small boat.After being taught how it is done it will be your turn.

    The next part of our adventure is to fish by using a huge square net that is set on the river bed which is then winch up. With helps of another couple of local fisherman you will collect the fish inside that net through a hole at the bottom.

    Following, you will learn to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket round boat through small and beautiful channel and join in a basket boat race. Then head into the nipa palm forest where you have opportunities to catch small crabs by fishing rod for fun as well as some products from this tree was make by our staff for souvenir.

    Then continue biking to our host house in rice village (it takes 10 minutes of biking). You will then be welcome with a glass of passion fruit juice and wet tissues.

    You will join a short rice pancake cooking class with the host’s wife from rice flour - Last  step is : Enjoy the Lunch  with some specialties of our village : Tam Huu (three friends), Deep Fried Spring Rolls (vegetarian style), Local rice pancake serve with fresh organic vegetable and fish sauce, Steamed rice, chicken' meat, shrimp, pork, Season fruits

    The whole tour will be finished around 2 -2:30pm and you will bike back your hotel for relaxation (car transfer is optional)

    Note : Your feet will get wet so wear flip-flops, short, hat, Sun-protection creams

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in
    Hoi An

    Day 7: Hoi An Free Time (B/-/-)

    Meals Included: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Hotel in
    Hoi An

    Day 8: Hoi An – Danang - Departure (B/-/-)

    Today, you are free to spend time relaxing and doing some last minute shopping until you are taken to Danang International Airport for your flight to your next destination or back home. Bon voyage!

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Prices

    This trip is private and therefore can be altered to suit your needs, date of commencement and budget requirements.

    Prices vary due to a number of specifics:

    • Seasonal: during high season (October-April), the prices of services are generally higher when compared to the low season (May-September).
    • The number of participants: the more of you that travel together the less you will pay!
    • The choice of hotels: Fairly obvious one here; a 5-star hotel can cost ten times as much as a 2 star hotel.
    • The activities during the trip: Two trips on the same itinerary and of the same length can have two different prices depending on the number and nature of activities included.
    • The booking date: In some cases, booking your trip late can drastically affect prices due to their low availability.


    • Accommodation as recommended or similar category according to availability.
    • Transfers according to program by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver except free day
    • English-speaking guide’s assistance at every stage
    • Meals as indicated in program (B: Breakfast /L: Lunch / D: Dinner)
    • Entrance fees for attractions included in the program
    • All activities and cruises clearly mentioned in the program
    • Flights: Hanoi - Danang (E-Class on Vietnam Airlines ; 10kg carry-on baggage & 23kg checked-baggage ; temporary rate)
    • Private boat excursion in Hue, Mekong Delta
    • Water
    • Government taxes & service charge


    • Other drinks and meals not clearly mentioned
    • Personal expenditures, tips
    • Personal insurance (compulsory)
    • Any service not clearly mentioned in the program
    • International air transfers associated with airport taxes
    • Visa and visa arrangement (available upon request)
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